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Risk of Ross River Virus global epidemic

Australia’s Ross River Virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic according to a new research study led by […]

Gait monitoring app could help prevent falls

Understanding how people balance and walk as they age and anticipating a potential fall may soon involve little more than […]

How to have a cool hot weekend: let your pee run clear

Heatwaves are second most lethal major public health threat after pandemics. Ways to cool down: Shade – wear it, seek […]

New atlas to help people find mental health services

Planners hope a new Mental Health Atlas of the Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Networks Region will help people […]

Golden staph a public health threat to children

The first major study of golden staph bloodstream infection in Australian children has found higher death rates if the right […]

True impact of global diabetes epidemic vastly underestimated

A landmark paper led by Monash University with partners in the UK and US suggests there may be more than […]

Oral health of the nation to be assessed in new study

Thousands of people across Australia will take part in dental interviews and free dental examinations as part of a $5.8 […]

Tackling Type 2 diabetes with fasting

Diabetes is the epidemic of the 21st century and the biggest challenge confronting Australia’s health system with around 1.7 million […]

TGA hazard alert for Medtronic deep brain stimulation therapy DBS Extension mod…

Consumers and health professionals are advised that Medtronic Australasia, in consultation with the TGA, is issuing a hazard alert for […]

Improving oral health in South Australia

A ceremony to mark the start of construction of the Riverland Oral Health Centre will be held in Berri today. […]